The U.S. Agricultural System
A Target for Al-Qaeda?
Published in: Terrorism Monitor, v. 3, no. 5, Mar. 10, 2005, p. 4-6
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2004
The U.S. agricultural sector remains inherently vulnerable to deliberate (and accidental) disruption. The impact of a major act of agricultural bio-terrorism in the United States would be significant and could quite easily extend beyond the farming/food-producing community to affect other segments of society.